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. >>> 4:40. the national security agency broke into communications centers for silicon valley giants yahoo and google according to a new report in the "washington post" which says the nsa retrieved millions of communication records from those companies. and an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect the new pope earlier this year. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the latest allegations are false. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually, we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says she is responsible for the problems plaguing the nation's new healthcare website. she was questioned yesterday by a congressional committee. >> who was in charge as it was -- >> was in charge up until -- >> at that team, who is the individual -- >> michelle snyd
. >> lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill occur tailing the national security agencies powers to indiscriminately collect personal information. the u.s.a. freedom act is authored by patrick lay he. >> i did would provide stronger restrictions and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally more aggressively than it does now. the bill has a dozen co sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile, senator dianne feinstein, the democratic head of the senate intelligence committee, who has been a staunch defender of the n.s.a. is among those criticizing the agencies monitoring of world leaders like german chancellor angela merkel. insta statement, she said: the white house says president obama was not aware of just how extensive the n.s.a.'s intelligence gathering was until this summer, but the president insists there will be a complete review of the n.s.a.'s spying policy. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their pass has continued to develop and expand and that's why i'm initiating now a review to make sure that what they're able t
or democrat. people are more dependent now. >>> a new report says the national security agency is monitoring e-mails and other information on google and yahoo. the "washington post" says the agency tapped into cables around the world. that is according to secret documents from nsa leaker edward snowden. the nsa is rejecting allegations that it spied on the vatican. officials say the story from an italian magazine are not true. >>> the boston red sox are world champions once again. they beat the st. louis cardinals last night 6-1. it is boston's world series win. mark strassmann is inside fenway park. >> good morning, charlie. what a night here in fenway park as inning by inning pitch by pitch the crowd in here stood up and got louder waiting for the magical moment. >> the red sox are world champions! >> bedlam boston the final pitch with koji uehara thousands of fans poured into the streets to celebrate the historic championship. it is the first time in 95 years the red sox have won the world series in fenway park. david ortiz was the series mvp. >> thi
was published writing in part the national security agency does not target the vatican. assertions the nsa public publid the have aing zein are not through. that isn't the only place the nsa has been putting out fires. nsa staffers were accessing the main communication links between yahoo and google. they did it globally. why would they do this? it would allow them to reach into data streams and snag e-mails video chats pictures and even more. this is a claim nsa chief keith alexander denies entirely. listen here. >> nsa does collect information on terrorists p and our national intelligence priorities. but we are not ail authorized t into servers and take data. >> the video conferencing system the president reporting the nsa to curtail eavesdropping within the u.n. headquarters. >> elizabeth prann live in washington, thanks. >> an announcement expected in the case of kendrick johnson. the 17-year-old who was found dead inside of a rolled up gym matt. new surveillance shows the day he died in january. that might prompt officials into reclassifying his death and allowing a new investigation
security agency is answering requestiesies about reports is t is sty -- it is spying on everything from the united nations to google. >> reporter: when roman catholic cardinals were gathering to elect a new pope in march, a magazine says the u.s. had a pipeline into the vatican. they recorded vatican phone calls and could have eavesdropped on phone calls for those who elected pope francis. >>> also, wednesday, the united nation sis it received similar assure ans that its communication networks are not and will not be monitored by intelligence. but it was not clear whether they were monitored in the past. but it's not just international bodies and city states that are alleged targets. the washington post said they connected google and ya hoo office -- ya hoo offices worldwide. the nsa denied the tactic, saying it gets data from such companies only through court orders. of course, all of this comes after german chancellor, angela merkel learned the u.s. had been monitoring her cell phone for years am now france and spain want to know if their phone calls were cap -- tapped, too. >> china
to tell me the national security agency had the power to spy on whomever they pleased and may have taken advantage of that power? >> you can bet nsa surveillance will be a topic of conversation when they meet with secretary of state john kerry in the oval office. a delegation of european participate parliament officials met with mike rogers to discuss reports that the u.s. is collecting data from their citizens and spied on world leaders from 35 different countries, including the personal cell phone the german angela merkel for more than a decade. the nsa went on record to say that the president did not know about it. it makes me feel worse actually. the president has been forced to apologize not only to merkel but france's president and brazil's president. the eu is threatening to cancel pending trade talks. thanks, edward snowden, we appreciate it. let's spin. there's a lot of directions to go. one of the dynamic that's really interesting, to consider president obama's position here, i think we've all been trying to figure out where exactly he stands. he's been hawkish in some ways and
been targets of the national security agency. the "washington post" reports the nsa broke into those centers and retrieved millions of communication records from the companies. an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect a new pope. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the latest allegations are false. >> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. and so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> 5:38 now. cabinet secretary kathleen sebelius has spent the past week defending that troubled rollout of the healthcare reform program. as susan mcginnis reports from capitol hill, things got tougher when she had to answer questions from a congressional committee. >>> reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is promising to fix the government's troubled healthcare website. >> so let me say
, his former head of the national security agency and the cia. sunday night were tv talk shows on c-span radio. it brought tears of public service by c-span. abc this week, 2 p.m. fox news sunday. 3 p.m. the state of union and at 4 p.m. eastern time facing nation from cbs. listen to them all on c-span radio. and 90.1 fm here in the washington dc area across the country on xm satellite radio channel 120 you can download a free app for your smart phone or listen online. at c-span radio.org. >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being rebuilt. president eisenhower immediately made announced at the airport would be called the dulles airport. there was pushed back from others and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there and he pulled back a curtain and behind the curtain is his giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. so in to see it while i was writing this book. i c
.s. is revealing national security agency surveillance procedures to strike the right balance between security and privacy. his comments came at a news conference this afternoon. quick question on surveillance issues. significanten coverage overseas about u.s. surveillance practices. 80% ofderstand it, about the work that the nsa does is actually outside the u.s. and basically, an government -- not governed by statute. at whether those guidelines provide any protection for foreign nationals or whether there is sufficient protection? that any assurances can be given from this government? >> as the president has indicated, and he is totally right, we are in the process of conducting a review of the surveillance activities. to make sure that we are striking an appropriate balance between keeping the american people safe and our allies safe, and also guarding the civil liberties and privacy of those same people, who are in conversations with our partners in europe and other partners around the world to make sure that we strike the appropriate balance. there are some fundamental questions we have t
, tech leaders have begun demanding substantial new restraints on the national security agenc y's collection of information across the globe. the pivot marks and aggressive new posture -- marks and aggressive new posture. attentionvoting more to blunting potentially damaging actions and pushing initiatives that may prove conserve urschel -- controversial. companies sentt a letter to senate leaders on thursday. he reflected the sharpening industry strategy. they created a privacy advocate to represent civil liberty the secretive in court that oversees the nsa. transparency is a critical first step to informed public debate. it is clear that more needs to be done, says the letter. it was sent to the chair of the judiciary committee. thatompanies believe government for sale -- first -- practices should be reformed to include substantial enhancements to provide -- to privacy. this is the lead story in the washington post today. here's the lead story in the washington times. health care woes have democrats feeling anxious. they are already under fierce attack from republicans over th
, quote, national security justification for the agency's surveillance for combating terrorism against democratically elected leaders and private businesses. the general apparently didn't like the response or liked the question and tersely responded to him. what about this, is he right to ask this question? >> i think the question was extremely naive. he was right to ask the question but the reality is we live in a rough and tumble world and the u.s. has to have an aggressive intelligence operation. i'll give you one, terrorism. there's many states that are a good friend of ours. they're not incarcerated. they're not monitoring terrorists who may be planning attacks on the united states. we're completely within our rights to do what we have to do. to defend the homeland against such threats. >> from what i'm hearing, both of you agree with what the general has said about nsa's conducting surveillance, yet secretary of state kerry recently said the surveillance activity happened on a kind of autopilot within the nsa, without the knowledge of senior officials within the obama administrat
an organized crime, i can say this gangster is a threat to national security, and collection, but could not help us in our criminal case. 9/11, much was made about the culture of the agencies, and that was nonsense. spike and i formed partnership 1990's, and after these directives had gone out wouldcome law, nobody trust able legal, fundamental fact of our system, called the fourth amendment. when you're going to prosecute someone for a cruel case in the united states, the defendant is entitled to know how you investigate. how did you open it, what techniques did you use? wiretapping come a what was the basis of it? limited miniscule amount of information, the identity of a confidential informant that might have been used, could be withheld. defendant is a much entitled to everything. the agency is required to open the defense attorneys, to allow the defendant to see that. these directives, including the not, should did not, and will never address that. when we started to try to develop the system to work together, law enforcement and community, we were trying to figure out how this wou
with the security agencies and intelligence agencies of other nations, of allied nations. i'm not going to get into the specific alleged activities, intelligence activities, of the united states or our allies. we're obviously more broadly engaged in a review as i discussed at length yesterday of our intelligence gathering activities, mindful of the fact that because of the explosion in our technological capacities , we need to look at and make sure that we are not just gathering intelligence because we can, but we're gathering it because we need it specifically and that review is under way at the president's direction and will be completed by the end of the year. >> one of the things that officials say of the review is the surveillance of allied heads of state. is the administration's plan to conduct this review and tell the public of its outcomes all at once or is it possible that we could learn in the coming days or a shorter time frame of the decision on that specific program ahead of speed, surveillance? >> i think generally speaking you should expect it upon conclusion of the review. we w
of the national student agency. patrick kelley was the acting general counsel for the federal. of investigation and brad -- brad wiegmann was a deputy assistant attorney general at the national security vision department of justice. there are allegations in the press last week that the nsa is secretly broken into main communication links that connect yahoo! and google data centers around the world. under something called project muscular which allows the nsa and the british intelligence agency government communications headquarters, or gchq to copy data flows across fiber optic cables to carry information among the data centers of these silicon valley companies. could the panel please explain what the program is about and what impact it has on the programs that are the subject of today's hearing which is to 15 and 702 program? >> i can't address the veracity or lack there of, the details of the article but i think it's worthwhile making a few general points for everybody. even by the terms of the article itself, there's no connection to the 702 or 215 programs that we are here to discuss. i wou
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